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Mayo domestic abuse and rape crisis supports still in place despite Covid-19

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Mayo domestic abuse and rape crisis support services have added their voices to a major new TV, radio and social media advertising campaign to tackle the serious issue of domestic violence.

NUI Galway study finds pornography use is associated with sexual aggression

A research study conducted by NUI Galway and Zagreb University in Croatia on 600 Croatian male high school students aged 15-17 over a 20-month period, has found that pornography use is associated with sexual aggression over time but only when people report a pre-disposition to aggression. In isolation, pornography use does not predict sexual aggression.

Mayo Rape Crisis Centre marks 25 years

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Mayo Rape Crisis Centre held a tree planting ceremony at Lough Lannagh, Castlebar to mark 25 years of service provision to the people of Mayo.

Active consent programme to tour colleges with original play

Alumni of NUI Galway’s Drama and Theatre Studies will perform an original play, The Kinds of Sex You Might Have at College, as part of a limited national tour to Irish universities between September and October 2019 with stops currently scheduled in Galway, Limerick, Dundalk and Dun Laoghaire.

Galway Rape Crisis Centre seeks volunteer support workers

The Galway Rape Crisis Centre is currently looking for support workers to help victims of sexual assaults.

O’Reilly raises concerns over low levels of reporting sexual assaults

Sexual assault reporting is “so low in Galway” it was “excluded from the Garda report” received by councillors and community representatives at the Joint Policing Committee this week.

Geraldine’s Skin Care Clinic launches fundraising campaign for the Mayo Rape Crisis Centre

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Geraldine's Skincare Clinic’s fundraising campaign in aid of the Mayo Rape Crisis Centre was launched last Friday night in Westport Leisure Park and proprietor Geraldine Greenan is aiming to raise €40,000 this year in aid of the charity.

'People talk about rape when it hits the headlines but we should talk about it on an ongoing basis'

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For more than 30 years, the Galway Rape Crisis Centre has been offering vital support to victims of sexual violence and abuse. Founded in 1984, the centre is the second largest in the country, after Dublin, and facilitates nearly as many client appointments as its capital counterpart while operating on half the budget.

Minister launches NUI Galway report on sexual consent among third level students

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The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD, this week launched a research report on sexual consent among third level students carried out by the NUI Galway SMART Consent research team in collaboration with their partners at four colleges.

Probe into Dunmore rape cases nearly complete, Taoiseach confirms

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said last evening (Wednesday) that an independent investigation into the case of three young rape victims who were in foster care in north Galway, is nearing completion.

 

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